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The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

The news site of San Diego City College

City Times

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City Times Sound

With a professional radio station located in the heart of City College’s downtown San Diego campus, the students of the Radio, Television and Film program learn their craft in a state-of-the-art studio.

KSDS San Diego HD-2, know to students as Student-Delivered Sound, is a student-run radio station located in the KSDS studios broadcasting daily on HD radio and online during the academic term. Students work directly with station staff and many serve as interns in programming, production and membership.

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RADIO: City Chill pulls together mix of music for a chill vibe

Host Skylar Eppler will navigate through San Diego’s indie music scene
Skylar Eppler, Music Director March 17, 2022
CityChill pulls together an eclectic mix of music to create a vibe that can, at the risk of sounding cliche, best be described as chill.
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Send Silence Packing exhibit

VIDEO/RADIO: Suicide prevention, mental health the focus of City College exhibit

Dozens of backpacks, personal stories to be shared in Curran Plaza
Christian Punzo and Stevon Marshall March 16, 2022
San Diego City College will be holding an event called “Send Silence Packing” on March 17 that focuses on mental health and encourages people to ask for help when needed.
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RADIO: Get your dose of local indie-everything music with “Mood Ring”

Host Jakob McWhinney dives into a local music show focusing on all things indie
Jakob McWhinney, Operations Manager March 15, 2022
Host Jakob McWhinney digs up great local music that has some sugar, and some edge, and serves it shaken, with the goal of keeping listeners asking themselves “wait…this artist is from San Diego?”
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Curran Plaza San Diego City College

City College radio station set to go live March 14

City Times Sound will transform 88.3 HD-2 into San Diego’s only local music radio station
Philip Salata, Jakob McWhinney, and Skylar Eppler March 13, 2022
From student DJs airing local tunes to podcasts produced by the CTS team, HD-2 celebrates the eclectic, diverse, and far-reaching communities of the region – both past, and present.
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The Knight Life, March 13 Edition

RADIO: The Knight Life brings student voices return to air

The Knight Life is back for the spring 2022 semester with some of the best podcasts from last term
Will Tran, Programming Director March 13, 2022
On the debut episode of the Spring 2022 semester, we hear from familiar voices Jakob McWhinney and Skylar Epplar on their respective shows “The Listening Machine” and “San Diego Local Spotlight.”
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Sound editing station with computers and microphone

City College student radio station to be revived this spring

City Times Sound to focus on local music and culture in a complete overhaul of 88.3 HD-2 FM
Philip Salata, Multimedia Journalist January 31, 2022
The Spring 2022 term will see the revival, and complete overhaul of the station. The City Times Sound team, just one branch of the larger City Times Media organization, will launch all new programming focused on local music and City College campus life and culture.
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Santa reminds visitors to wear masks

PODCAST: City College philosophy professor discusses ethics of vaccination

COVID-19 and vaccinations have driven a wedge between many family members
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist December 21, 2021
In this episode, a frustrated grandmother and a man hurt by his twin brother’s refusal to get vaccinated leave messages. Host Jakob McWhinney also speaks to a philosophy professor about the ethics of vaccination, and how to ethically navigate the holidays.
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Two men stand with a sign at a protest at the headquarters of the San Diego Unified School District headquarters

PODCAST: An infectious disease expert responds to vaccine hesitancy

Despite the heavy toll a year-and-a-half of pandemic has taken on us, some individuals still choose not to get vaccinated
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist December 13, 2021
In this episode a caller who doesn’t quite buy the COVID-19 pandemic as a whole, and is hesitant about getting vaccinated left a voicemail. Host Jakob McWhinney took the caller's concerns to infectious disease and public health expert Dr. Sayone Thihalolipavan.
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A poster for The Listening Machine

PODCAST: Isolation of pandemic life, struggles of an essential worker shared with The Listening Machine

A year and a half of quarantine has changed the way we interact, but for many essential workers there’s been too little change
Jakob McWhinney, Multimedia Journalist November 29, 2021
This first season of the show, produced by Jakob McWhinney, asked San Diegans to talk about their experiences living through the COVID-19 pandemic.  
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The Knight Life Episode 5

RADIO: The Knight Life spotlights musician couple Oscar Carrion and Katie Howard Carrion

Episode also features Sex And Sexuality discussion about masturbation
Michelle De Nicola and Marlena Harvey November 15, 2021
Musician Katie Howard Carrion joined the conversation with her bandmate and husband Oscar Carrion and host Skylar Eppler on the third episode of the San Diego Local Spotlight.
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Tulengua, Kelsey Bair photo

CTM debuts monthly local San Diego music playlist

The first installment features songs from disco-punk mainstays Glass Spells, bedroom pop masters Shindigs, and psych tinged hip-hop of 10-19 & The Numbermen and more
Jakob McWhinney and Skylar Eppler November 9, 2021
In an effort to shine some light on San Diego’s incredible musical offerings, we at City Times Media decided to create a monthly playlist that highlights local musicians.
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The Knight Life, Episode 4

RADIO: The Knight Life dives into the life of a San Diegan guitarist, power play in the bedroom

Show includes episodes of the Local Spotlight and Sex and Sexuality
Michelle De Nicola, Marlena Harvey, and Bita Tarani November 8, 2021
Sex and Sexuality aired its fourth episode on The Knight Life, this week diving into the life of a San Diegan guitarist and covering power play in the bedroom.
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